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53 resources with the concept expository essays

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Student Copy of Gatsby and the Jazz Age: American Dream or Nightmare:

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
F. Scott Fitzgerald's intent in The Great Gatsby, was "to state the American dream as dramatically, as passionately, as possible – and at the same time, to hold it up to moral judgment, to see what lies and terrors lay beneath its...
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Overcoming Obstacles Middle School Curriculum: Studying Effectively

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The activities in the seven lessons making up the Overcoming Obstacles Curriculum: Studying Effectively Module teach middle schoolers the skills they need to succeed in school. Participants learn about different learning styles, the...
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The Glass Menagerie and Expressionist Theater

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who says a play must be realistic? Certainly not Tennessee Williams, who chose to use expressionistic techniques to tell his tale of Tom, Amanda, and Laura Wingfield. A three-lesson unit module has readers examine how Williams uses these...
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AP Poetry

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Ten resources make up the AP Poetry Unit Module. The first resource, designed for instructors, provides an overview of and links to all materials required for a four-week poetry unit. Next, a 27-slide presentation introduces scholars to...
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5th Grade Emergency Sub Plans

For Teachers 5th Standards
Oh no! An emergency has emerged, and there is no time to leave plans for a substitute. Never fear; help is here in the form of an Emergency Sub Plan kit. Create a boldly labeled folder or basket and keep it near your desk where subs will...
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This I Can Do!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Personal interest, strengths, talents, and abilities can be used to make a difference. Young learners consider how they can share their talents with others through volunteering, what they can do to take care of the natural environment,...
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Informative & Expository Writing Prompts

For Students K - 12th Standards
Good writing prompts are hard to find, especially those for informative writing such as research reports, how-to instructions, and letters. The colorfully illustrated templates in a seven-prompt collection include lines to write on, as...
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Peer Editing #2 for Expository Essay

For Students 8th - 12th
Peer editing can be such an asset if it's done correctly! Help your kids provide constructive, meaningful feedback with this peer editing guide, designed for expository essays. The editor checks the format, introduction, body,...
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Lyddie: An Instructional Unit Resource Guide

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Katherine Paterson’s young adult novel Lyddie is the foundation of a differentiated instruction unit that not only explores the rise of industrialization and labor but women’s rights issues as well. After learners read the novel, they...
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Eastern European Studies

For Students 6th - 10th
One worksheet, three projects. Learners explore Eastern Europe and mark Eastern European countries on a map. They then collect and record census data on thirteen different countries, and write a 3-5 page expository essay on one of the...
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Writing An Argumentative Paragraph: Argumentative Writing

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
New ReviewLearning how to craft a cogent argument based on a solid claim, supported with evidence and solid reasoning, is an important life skill. Teach middle schoolers about argumentative writing with a lesson asking them to analyze the claims,...
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Let Us Start The Lettuce Club (Or Not): Writing A Thesis Statement

For Teachers 9th Standards
New ReviewLet us be frank! Writers learn that crafting a thesis statement is not that difficult if one peals back the layers. After watching several videos about the elements of a thesis, class members read the article "Lettuce Club helps students...
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The Glass Menagerie: Impact of Expressionism

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young scholars are challenged to write a realistic analysis of Tennessee Williams' nonrealistic memory play, The Glass Menagerie. Writers use the evidence gathered on their worksheets to craft an effective thesis and concluding statement...
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Writing about Symbolism and Emotion in Huckleberry Finn

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To complete a study of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, readers select a well-known quotation or symbol from the novel to use in an essay that analyzes how the quotation or symbol relates to the novel's themes.
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Poetry Interpretation

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Take the mystery out of poetry analysis with a worksheet that details specific steps readers can take to develop an interpretation or analysis of a poem.
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The Odyssey: Hospitality or Divine Intervention Essay

For Students 9th - 12th
Conclude a study of The Odyssey with a writing assignment that asks readers to investigate a central theme in Homer's tale. Scholars either provide positive and negative examples of hospitality or look for evidence of how the gods...
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AP Poetry Unit

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Designed for instructors, this first resource in a series of 10 provides an overview of and links to all materials required for a four-week poetry unit.
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The First Thanksgiving Feast for Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Scholars examine the first Thanksgiving through books and interviews while they complete a KWL chart. Pretending they are part of the feast, learners craft a scrapbook page that features images related to their experience. Pupils reflect...
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Creating a Historical Thesis Statement

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
A strong thesis statement not only identifies the subject of an essay but also presents a claim that must be supported with evidence. After researching how nursing has evolved in the United States since the Colonial era, young writers...
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Analyzing the Development of Theme through Pivotal Moments

For Students 6th Standards
Liliana Heker's "The Stolen Party" and Martha Salinas' "The Scholarship Jacket" provide sixth graders with an opportunity to identify key scenes that authors use to develop their themes.
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Elie Wiesel's Acceptance Speech Analysis

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Elie Wiesel's Nobel Prize Acceptance speech provides young historians with an opportunity to demonstrate their ability to use evidence from the speech. They work together to analyze how Wiesel uses rhetorical devices and syntax to...
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Building Ideas and Making Connections: "Monkey See, Monkey Do"

For Students 9th Standards
Reading a scientific article about cross-species synchronization may sound like a yawner. But "Monkey See, Monkey Do" is a fascinating tale that just happens to be about yawning, within and across species. After a close reading, class...
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Author Study: Kate Chopin

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Four stories by Kate Chopin offer high schoolers an opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of the ways authors use various literary elements and movements to develop their themes and social commentaries. 
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Writing Sample Constructed-Response Assignment

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Class members practice their writing skills by completing a prompt about maturity. They develop a constructed response about something they once thought was important, but may not be as important now.